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Grammatical modifier

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In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase structure or clause structure. A modifier is so called because it is said to modify (change the meaning of) ...

Grammar Bytes! :: The Modifier

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Modifiers are words, phrases, or clauses that provide description in sentences. Modifiers allow writers to take the picture that they have in their heads and ...

Examples of Misplaced Modifiers - YourDictionary

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Misplaced modifiers can make a sentence quite confusing. Reviewing examples of misplaced modifiers can help identify this common modifier error.

Placement of Modifiers in a Sentence - CliffsNotes

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Keep related parts of a sentence together to avoid the common mistake of a misplaced modifier. If it isn't clear in a sentence which term a modifier applies to,

Modifier Placement - Capital Community College

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DANGLING MODIFIER: When we begin a sentence with a modifying word, phrase, or clause, we must make sure the next thing that comes along can, in fact , be ...

Modifier: Examples & Definition - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study ...

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In this lesson, we will explore the role of the modifier in the English language. You will learn how boring sentences would be without modifiers...

What Are Modifiers? (grammar lesson) - Grammar Monster

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See the definition of Modifiers / Modify in Grammar Monster's list of grammar ... A modifier is a word, phrase, or clause which functions as an adjective or an ...

Modifier | Definition of Modifier by Merriam-Webster

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grammar : a word (such as an adjective or adverb) or phrase that describes another word or group of words. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary.

Modifier - Definition and Examples in English Grammar

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In English grammar, a modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that functions as an adjective or adverb to provide additional information about another word or word  ...

Dangling Modifiers

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Good Grammarians Don't Let Their Modifiers Dangle in Polite Society! "Always suspect an -ing word of dangling if it's near the front of a sentence; consider it ...

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Sentence Modifiers - Critical Reading

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The sentence modifier slot holds constructions that modify the remainder of the sentence, much as pre- and post-modifiers modify a central noun in a noun ...

Modifiers

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A misplaced modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that is improperly separated from the word it describes. Sentences with misplaced modifiers often sound ...

Grammarly Handbook | What are Modifiers Grammar Rules

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Modifiers are words or phrases that give additional detail about the subject discussed in a sentence. Since these words enhance the reception of a sentence , ...